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In a seismic shift, NYC to mandate elementary schools use phonics-based curriculum

05.12.2022 | Chalkbeat NY | The plans “could have a transformative impact if implemented well,” said Kim Sweet, of Advocates for Children, which has spent decades fighting for low-income students who are struggling with reading and are unable to be supported in public schools. 

Her organization looked forward to “digging into the details” and working with the education department so that “all children learn to read, no matter where they go to school,” she said in a statement. Read article